Pantone has revealed that Living Coral will be the color of 2019

PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral is the new official color of 2019. This color is way more than a simple coral pink –it transmits concern about nature and the environment.

A color with message

The color for this 2019 goes further, since it has been chosen thoroughly to represent the environmental concern and its transmission throughout next year. “Located in the center of our naturally living and chromatic ecosystem, PANTONE Living Coral recalls the shape in which coral reefs give shelter to a kaleidoscope of different color”.

Living coral


This vibrant coral color, emits the energetic aspects of the color that we find in the sea nature: “this exhilarating and effervescent color captivates the eye and mind”.

Moreover, it gives light and foments positive feelings like joy, especially if we transfer it to home decoration. This tone combines perfectly with the majority of rooms. According to the indications of trends, the ideal thing is to use it at home applying it to little details, such as cushions, duvet covers, decoration figures or dinnerware sets. Wherever you use it, you will obtain the main focus of attention, for that reason it is important not to overwhelm with the decoration.

With social concern

Due to the rush of digital technologies and social networks, every time more adhered to our quotidian life, Pantone searches for raising awareness about what it is really important.

We people look for real experiences which make us connect with each other and feel fulfilled. This is how Pantone justifies its color choice: “the attractive nature of PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral welcomes and foments the cheerful activity. Symbolizing our innate necessity of optimism and cheerful pursuit, PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral incarnates our desire of fun expression.”

All these arguments make clear that this year we have to bet on coral color for interior decoration. This way stimulating good vibrations in the home and, in addition, feeling linked to a movement of environmental concern.

What about you? Are you joining the trend to prepare your Living Coral decoration for this 2019?